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 Australiana

"A Pattern of Islands" is the funny, charming and self-deprecating adventure story of a young man in the Pacific. Living for thirty years in the Gilbert and Ellis Islands, Grimble was ultimately initiated but not before he was severely tested, as when he was used as human bait... read more

A Pattern of Islands
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The Greeks have made an enormous contribution to Australian cultural and social life, and this book vividly tells their story. Beginning with an examination of the conditions in Europe that led to migration, it details the role of the Greeks in Australian settlement, the tw... read more

The Greeks in Australia
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 Australiana

Eureka Stockade - The Unfinished Revolution In 1854, Victorian miners fought a deadly battle under the flag of the Southern Cross at the Eureka Stockade. Though brief and doomed to fail, the battle is legend in both our history and in the Australian mind. Henry ... read more

Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution
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 Australiana

Reading Level:very good

Love him or loathe him, Ned Kelly has been at the heart of Australian culture and identity since he and his gang were tracked down in bushland by the Victorian police and came out fighting, dressed in bulletproof iron armour made from farmers' ploughs. History comes to life with Peter... read more

Ned Kelly
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 Australiana

In 2007 a librarian at the Library and Archives Canada Library came across a fragile sheet of paper inserted inside a book. It was the playbill advertising an evening of entertainment that had taken place halfway across the world, over two centuries before. The playbill... read more

The Playbill and Its People
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Blood on the Wattle draws together most of the information about the massacres of Aboriginal people which has been recorded in books and journals.Blood on the Wattle draws together, in a single volume, most of t... read more

Blood on the Wattle: Massacres and Maltreatment of Aboriginal Australians since 1788
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'Twas the billy that died with its boots on, a billy you couldn't replace. It lay on the ground, where it couldn't be found, 'cause the track was so hard to retrace.' With galloping rhythm and snappy rhyme, Stephen Whiteside's read-aloud poems portray the Australian outdoors, sporting life and animals... read more

The Billy that Died with its Boots On and Other Australian Verse
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 Australiana

A biography that puts you on the quarterdeck with history's greatest sailor Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime explorers in world history. Over three remarkable voyages of discovery into the Pacific in the latter part of the eighteenth century, Cook unravelled... read more

Captain James Cook
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Big cat scares have for generations haunted Victorians; stories of stock killed, claims of paw-prints left behind, rumours of 'beast' attacks only breeding the 'myth'. Often there was a large local response, with massive bushland hunts that focused on the notion of escaped lions, tigers or other big cats.

Snarls from the Tea-Tree: Big Cat Folklore
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 Australiana

Peter Moore left the city behind in 1952 to become part of a dying breed - a long distance drover. In My Droving Days we follow his progress through the 1950s as he rubs shoulders with the larger-than-life characters - and their dogs and horses - who trekked along the outback stock routes of western Q... read more

My Droving Days Life on the Long Paddock
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Everyone knows at least one limerick. Here are all the limericks you can remember, and many you can't recall but wished you couldfrom childhood ones to some very adult ones. Jim Haynes has arranged more than a thousand limericks according to typewitty and ... read more

The Great Australian Book of Limericks
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 Australiana

Did you know that, in 1934, the ABC developed 'synthetic' cricket, in which radio broadcasters gave a ball-by-ball description of the game, using sound effects to simulate the sound of bat on ball and the applause of the crowd? The Big Book of Australian History features stunning images from the colle... read more

The Big Book of Australian History
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